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Wordly Wise 3000: Level 5 Lesson 7

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colony
1. A group of people, animals, or plants living close together. Noun.
colony
2. A group of people who settle in a new land and have legal ties to the country they came from.
compensate
1. To pay for. Verb.
compensate
2. To make up for, to be equivalent to. (An awkward, clumsy walk.) Verb.
compensation
Payment or whatever is given or done to make up for something.
deposit
1.To lay down. (The hikers deposited their backpacks on the porch.) Verb.
deposit
2. To put money in a bank account or to give as partial payment. Verb.
deposit
3. Something laid down. (The flood left a deposit of stones on the river banks.) Noun.
deposit
4. Money put in a bank account or given as partial payment. Noun.
fascinate
To attract, to strongly hold the interest of. Verb.
fascinating
Extremely interesting. Adjective.
feeble
Having little strength, weak. Adjective.
feeble
Not very believable or satisfying. Adjective
formal
1. Following rules or customs, often in an exact and proper way. Adjective.
formal
2. Suitable for events where strict strands of dress and behavior are expected. Adjective.
frigid
1. Very cold. Adjective.
frigid
2. Lacking a warm manner. Adjective
harsh
1. Rough and unpleasant to the senses. In a harsh tone of voice, the farmer ordered us to stay away from the cows.
harsh
2. Causing pain; cruel. Adjective. Twelve months in jail was a harsh sentence for shoplifting.
harsh
3. Not suitable for living things; extremely uncomfortable. Adjective. Northern Canada's harsh climate keeps people from settling there.
huddle
1. To crowd together. Verb.
huddle
2. To curl one's limbs up close to one's body. Verb. During their first night at Mrs. Brisket's school, Bonnie and Sylvia huddled under their thin blankets to keep warm.
huddle
3. A closely packed group. Noun.
remote
1. Far away in time or space,
remote
2. Slight or faint.
remote
3. Controlled indirectly or from a distance.
remote
4. Distant in manner. The hotel clerk seemed very remote and hardly looked at us when we asked for directions.
resemble
To be like or similar to. Verb.
rigid
1. adj. Stiff and unbending, not flexible
rigid
2. Strict; not easily changed.
solitary
Being alone, lacking the company of others. Adjective.
solitary
Being the only one.
substantial
1. Strong, solid. Adjective.
substantial
2. Great in value or size.
waddle
1. To walk with short steps, swaying side to side. Verb.
waddle
2. An awkward, clumsy walk. Noun.
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